Our Latest News

Explore Three Capes this August


Tasmania's award-winning Three Capes Track has been a runaway hit with walkers, with more than 28,000 local, national and international visitors completing it since it opened in December 2015.More

Flags fly at Mount Nelson once again


Tasmania's first signal station has been restored more than 200 years since it began operation on Mount Nelson.

Southwest ecological burns important for orange-bellied parrot conservation


Planned ecological burns in Southwest National Park will help regenerate important habitat areas for the critically endangered orange-bellied parrot.More

Major recruiting drive under way for Parks and Wildlife Service


The Parks and Wildlife Service had begun one of its largest ever recruiting drives, with up to 30 positions available around Tasmania.

The positions on offer included jobs for rangers, field officers and building supervisors.

The recruitment drive follows from the State Government funding an additional $10 million over four years, which provides for hiring of up to 30 additional staff.

These additional staff will help us to work with the community  to maintain roads, campgrounds, toilets, walking tracks and visitor centres.

The new positions are based in areas from Arthur River to Cradle Mountain, Huonville, the Tasman Peninsula, Freycinet, St Helens, Mole Creek, Hobart and Scottsdale.

Information on the positions is available at www.jobs.tas.gov.au. Applications close Friday, 19 February 2010.